December 2015 | Friedrich Heckmann, Bratislava
December 2015 | Bratislava
Refugees, asylum and integration – challenges facing Europe today, Panel discussion with Friedrich Heckmann, Head of the Institute's european forum for migration studies (efms) and Professor of Sociology at the University of Bamberg.

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Migration and Integration

Radio Interview | In her lecture tour to Australia, the journalist and writer Hatice Akyün dealt with the theme of migration and integration. In Perth, she spoke with Heidi Engels from the SBS Radio about parallels between migration stories.

f.l.t.r.: Semia Doula (tunesisches Frauenministeriums); Sabine Hartwig (Weisser Rings Berlin); Dalenda Larguèche (CREDIF); Petra Dachtler, (deutsche Botschaft Tunis); Henrik Meyer (Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung Tunis); Ahlem Belhadj (ATFD) © ifa/Bračko

Violence against Women 

Sabine Hartwig, the State Chairwoman of the Weisser Ring in Berlin, reports in the interview on her lecture tour to Tunisia. The focus was on the role of dialogue and the exchange of experiences in combating violence against women.

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Active Aging Society in Germany

Presentation by and discussion with Dagmar Hirche, the executive director of Aulis Consult GmbH and co-founder of the association 'Wege aus der Einsamkeit e.V.', at the Taipei Medical University.

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Renewable energy and its potential in Nigeria

Radio interview with Dr Jan Steckel, head of the Climate and Development working group at the MCC, conducted by Deutsche Welle's Hausa correspondent.

Taking stock: 25 years after reunification

The 25th anniversary of German reunification is also a hot topic in France. The German consulate in Marseille extended an invitation to an eyewitness, in the hope of increasing understanding of the events of the time and – ideally – taking stock of their impact. Lectures by Dr Peter Hartmann

Jörn Leonhard, Direktor der School of History am Freiburg Institute for Advanced Studies

Asymmetrical wars – the challenge for democracy and the rule of law

666 ABC Canberra: a radio interview with Jörn Leonhard, Director of the School of History at the Freiburg Institute for Advanced Studies.

The First World War and its impact on society

SBS Australia: discussion with Jörn Leonhard on memories of the First World War in Australia and Germany and differences with current conflicts.

April 2015 | Chisinau, Comrat und Balti Prof. Dr. Ludger Kühnhardt: Die Östliche Partnerschaft der Europäischen Union

In spring 2015, Ludger Kühnhardt held a series of talks in the Republic of Moldova on the subject of the European Union in times of geopolitical unrest. An interview about the current situation in the landlocked Southeast European country.

Mathias Rohe

Through the eyes of... Mathias Rohe

How many Germans could talk to the person sitting next to them in Kyrgyz? I certainly couldn't. My neighbour at a parliamentary debate on the new directive on religion was the Deputy Foreign Minister of Kyrgyzstan. Fortunately he speaks fluent German and knows our country very well. However, this is not the case with most of the country's inhabitants. When the conversation turns to Germany, his impression of our country is decidedly positive, particularly with regard to its economic strength, discipline and efficiency, rule of law and renunciation of claims to power.

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